Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
with the governments to look into the future. >> the day is coming when you are a passenger in at the car and the driver says " look, no hands " and you are not scared. >> today we are looking at science-fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self driving car. >> governor jerry brown arrived at the googled mountains you headquartered in a self driving a car to accelerate his partnership with google. google has gone 3,000 mi. of the technology in the new law allows them on public roads as long as there is a licensed and insured driver behind the wheel and it directs the dmv to adopt regulations for the vehicles. the governor signed legislation around an audience of school employees. the global co-founder was asked when the public might get their hands on this vehicle. >> i do not want to overpromise, we have ambitious targets for the team, they're looking at me answering this question. >> he did say five years or less and he believes it will save lives, 99 percent of all traffic in fatal accidents are caused by human error. >> i expect the self driving cars will be far safer than human d
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
institute of government studies says that the governor can only guarantee the money will go to education this year, because it is in the budget. >> after that it is harder to say. the money goes into the general fund, the governor and legislature decide what the general fund will be spent on, and it is hard to say what would happen in future years. a proposition 38 as a good job of locking away the money for education. so however much it brings in, most of that money will go to education. >> jerry brown's measure will raise $6 billion while proposition 38 would bring in $10 billion. they're both temporary, proposition 830 taxes will last between four and seven years and proposition 38 would last 12 years. proposition 3 is supposed to fund k through 12 as well as the uc system while proposition 38 skips higher education and gives to only preschool and k through 12. to past, the balance need more than 50 percent of the vote and is not likely, but if they both past and the one with the most votes will go into effect. onto the national election, the first votes for president have been cast.
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
... >> the oakland city officials say that they must try to strike a balance between open government and the ability to get city business done. >> the overriding goal here is to ensure that we have an effective public meeting process that people can participate in the meetings, that people's voices are heard, and that the city can move ahead with its business in a safe and timely manner .. >> the official proposal has not been unveiled but some reports say it involves removing half of the public seats, both on the balcony and here, on the main floor. >> we are actually looking to facilitate people's right to free speech, we want to hear from people but we want to make sure that everyone gets their voice heard. >> another aspect of the proposal to make use of these first four conference rooms where overflow city council meetings are already televised. >> i don't like that at all. >> this open resident says he thinks the possible changes are a terrible idea. >> please, leave the seeds, we need to talk to city council members. we are the people and we live here. >> casey agrees. >> people in this town
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
should leave immigration issues to the federal government, the law drew bipartisan support even among those opposed to illegal immigration. >> i think we should encourage people to come over here legally but we also have a lot of illegal people doing work for us. and i think punishing people for something that happened when they were a kid is improper. >> reporter: now, although governor brown signed this bill, he also vetoed two other bills that were aimed at illegal immigration. one of them being the trust act which would have limited california law enforcement officials from cooperating with federal immigration enforcement officials. and also, a domestic worker program. >>> it's a story that makes you wonder, just what are they thinking? the state of california has this beautiful, brand-new home for military veterans. but the state is not letting anybody move on. and taxpayers, you're footing the bill to keep it running while it sits empty. what's going on? we follow the money. >> i was in major battles fought in korea. >> reporter: he knows he's one of the lucky ones. he has his m